Lawton, Michigan Population 2022

1,840
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Lawton is a city located in Van Buren County Michigan. Lawton has a 2020 population of 1,840. Lawton is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -0.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,850 in 2010.

The average household income in Lawton is $55,899 with a poverty rate of 10.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $666 per month, and the median house value is $111,800. The median age in Lawton is 40.4 years, 36.6 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

Lawton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lawtonwas:

  • White: 90.93%
  • Two or more races: 4.31%
  • Native American: 1.76%
  • Asian: 1.11%
  • Other race: 1.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lawton, Michigan is 1,840 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,850.

Lawton, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,39490.93%
Black or African American130.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native271.76%
Asian171.11%
Some Other Race161.04%
Two or More Races664.31%
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Lawton Population by Race

Lawton Population Pyramid 2022

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Lawton Median Age

45.7


Total

38.8


Male

51.5


Female

Lawton Adults

There are 1,239 adults, (325 of whom are seniors) in Lawton.

Lawton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawton Sex Ratio

Female

784

51.14%

Male

749

48.86%

Lawton Population by Age

Lawton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lawton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.7%19.3%
All65.5%34.5%
Female60.6%39.4%
Male58.3%41.7%
Non Family49.8%50.2%

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6472.2165.5
Married2802.7580.7
Male482.458.3
Female1042.5260.6
Non Family2151.3349.8

2.59

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Lawton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade221.96%
9th to 12th Grade968.54%
High School Graduate47041.81%
Some College29526.25%
Associates Degree746.58%
Bachelors Degree12010.68%
Graduate Degree474.18%
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Lawton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lawton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black13137
White998915157
Hispanic44363
Asian1717
Other Race1411
2+ Races3118
Native American217

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 53.85%.

Lawton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,679$41,331$31,875
Less Than 9th Grade$35,521$35,729$
High School Graduate$32,500$40,417$19,000
Some College$40,951$41,625$40,433
Bachelors Degree$46,250$87,917$32,250
Graduate Degree$36,667$50,313$

$37,679

Average Earnings

$41,331

Average Male

$31,875

Average Female

Lawton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lawton Language by Age

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Lawton Language

93.61% of Lawton residents speak only English, while 6.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.23% of the population.

Lawton Language

Lawton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,21613611.18%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic931010.75%
Multiple5935.08%

10.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.68%

Male Poverty Rate

14.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawton is White, with 11.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawton is Multiple, with 5.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.30%.

Lawton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.93%
High School11.39%
Some College14.41%
Bachelors or Greater1.92%

Lawton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.86%
Male Unemployed16.67%
Female Employed5.96%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Lawton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lawton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,008$55,867
Families$55,526$64,894
Married Families$69,583-
Non Families$31,583$35,378
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Income by Household Type

Lawton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawton Married by Age and Sex

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Lawton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lawton Marital Status by Race

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Lawton Marital Status

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49

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2
First Gulf War8
Vietnam28
Korea
World War II4

Lawton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342
35 to 5413
55 to 64
65 to 7427
75+7

Lawton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White393.45%
Black646.15%
Native American419.05%

Lawton Veterans by Race

Lawton Veterans by Education

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6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawton Veterans by Education

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lawton Employment by Age

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Lawton Employment by Race

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Lawton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.47%

Born in Lawton

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

2.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.72% of Lawton residents were born in the United States, with 75.47% having been born in Michigan. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lawton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,9000.00%
20111,895-5-0.26%
20121,890-5-0.26%
20131,885-5-0.26%
20141,880-5-0.27%
20151,875-5-0.27%
20161,870-5-0.27%
20171,865-5-0.27%
20181,860-5-0.27%
20191,855-5-0.27%
20201,850-5-0.27%
20211,845-5-0.27%
20221,840-5-0.27%

Lawton Population by Year